| Apr 23, 2013
| 3:15 PM
Once a month, at Third Coast Comics in the Edgewater neighborhood, the store closes for the evening and the knitting comes out. Followed by the drinks. Drink & Draw & Knitting Night is the second Thursday of each month, as it has been since Terry Gant...
| May 6, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Merida, the sweet, independent princess from "Brave," will officially join the Disney Princess Royal Court on Saturday.
Translation from Disney-speak: Merida is about to get her glam on.
Off-the-shoulder gown. Eye-liner. Lipstick. Wild red curls tamed...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Given that concertgoers have been paying almost three times as much to see the Rolling Stones on their current tour as they did in 2005-06 (about $355 per ticket compared with $135 on average on the previous tours, according to Pollstar), one might draw...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 3:21 PM
A good girl is defined as one who almost always says "no." A good woman is defined as one who almost always says "yes."
Allow me to clarify: The tasks each group are being asked to perform are rarely the same.
To be a good girl one must say "no"...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 7:33 AM
David Nail knows exactly how he would have handled success had it come as early in his career and as intense as it did for fellow country singer Taylor Swift, who was 16 when she released her debut album, which has sold over 5 million copies, and for whom...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 4:25 AM
3 stars (out of 4)
Kanye West’s sixth studio album, “Yeezus” (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam), is the latest affront from an artist who keeps inventing ways to tick people off.
At first listen, it is hostile, abrasive (both sonically and...
| Jul 26, 2009
| 10:19 AM
The romantic side of Gretchen Wilson comes out when talking about Billy Joel. The country singer raves about Joel’s song writing abilities and says one song in particular really connected with her.
“For a man to sit down and write ‘...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Hip-hop dominated the nominations for the 56th annual Grammy Awards, announced Friday in a nationally televised hype fest. Jay Z led the way with nine nominations, followed by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Kendrick Lamar with seven and Drake with five....
| Aug 18, 2014
| 3:01 PM
If Taylor Swift's “Shake It Off”—the lead single from her new album, “1989”—is any indication, she has apparently decided to stop trying.
See, I wanted to roast her mercilessly for being the latest pretty blonde in a...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 3:21 PM
On March 10, 1967, 15 days shy of her 25th birthday, Aretha Franklin released her 12th album and Atlantic Records debut, "I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You." It was a breakthrough, triggering a string of four top 10 albums released over 15 months...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:20 AM
If it does little else, the movie version of Lois Lowry's "The Giver" restores that prize-winning young adult novel's pride of place as the elegant progenitor of dystopian follow-ups like "The Hunger Games" and "Divergent."
Unfortunately, little else is...